Regulations, including International Safety Management Code and Towing Safety Management System, require a vessel operator to appoint Designated Person(s) that have the following responsibilities:
- Ensuring the safety management system is implemented and continuously functions throughout management and the fleet.
- Ensuring the safe operation of each vessel.
- Providing a link between the Company and those on board.
- Monitoring the safety and pollution-prevention aspects of the operation of each vessel and ensuring that adequate resources and shore-based support are applied, as required.
For companies looking for highly experienced contractors to supplement their staff, Meridian.us has senior-level personnel who can serve effectively as Designated Person(s).
For more information on Meridian’s Designated Person services, please contact Captain Hung Nguyen at (808) 282-4981 or firstname.lastname@example.org.